Turmeric is a popular spice used in Indian dishes, but apart from its culinary benefits, Indian women use the yellow spice as a skincare secret. Turmeric is known for skin-clearing, thanks to its gentle exfoliating abilities. Plus, it is high in anti-oxidants, which can slow down the skin's aging process. Oh, and if you're the type who aims for glowing skin, turmeric paste is used by Indian brides on their wedding day to score all-over radiance. Turmeric can easily be found in groceries, health stores, and Indian-themed shops.
You can incorporate this ancient skincare secret into your routine by concocting a turmeric face mask. YouTube vlogger Promise Phan (she's originally from Nepal) shares the simple procedure and where you can find the ingredients to create this exotic face mask. See the whole process below: